User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64; rv:26.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/26.0 (Beta/Release) Build ID: 20131205075310 Steps to reproduce: Tried to find apps Actual results: Had to click menu->tools->apps Expected results: It should appear in two places: 1. On the home page/tab there should be an "Apps" icon 2. In the menu (under the three dots) it should have "Apps"
It's in the same spot as add-ons which people are finding without issue. We're also adding a default bookmark.
(In reply to Aaron Train [:aaronmt] from comment #1) > It's in the same spot as add-ons which people are finding without issue. > We're also adding a default bookmark. Yes, but there is a big difference in the meaning/context of these two as well as their knowledge. 1. Addons apply to and change firefox (the app you're in) directly, they are tools that you use on/with firefox 2. Apps do not apply to the firefox app and live as completely separate apps (from a UI perspective), they are *not* tools, but full apps 3. Addons are a very well known part of Firefox, Apps are not. So discovery of Addons is a foregone conclusion, apps are unknown to the majority of FF users
Going through bug-mail, forgot to mention here that Ian mentioned to me on IRC last week that there might be plans to better promote apps in the future.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → NEW
Ever confirmed: true
OS: Linux → Android
Hardware: x86_64 → ARM
Apps are now installed as normal APKs on Android. The first place to look for installed apps is in the Android app launcher. You can add a shortcut to your Android home screen, like any other native app too. We may remove the about:apps feature from Firefox.
(In reply to Mark Finkle (:mfinkle) from comment #4) > Apps are now installed as normal APKs on Android. The first place to look > for installed apps is in the Android app launcher. You can add a shortcut to > your Android home screen, like any other native app too. > > We may remove the about:apps feature from Firefox. You're referring to installed apps. This bug is referring to the part of the process where a user has not yet installed an app but might be interested (or encouraged) to find and install marketplace apps.
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